The cheapest times to fly from CHC to PER are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • May 14th to June 17th
  • August 27th to September 9th
  • September 24th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 15th and October 22nd)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CHC to PER is mid February. Prices can be as high as $856 for Thursday flights during mid December, or as low as $433 for Sunday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Perth

Flying from Christchurch (CHC) to Perth (PER) will usually cost between $519 to $792 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $540. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $807. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $267 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $619 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CHC to PER flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CHC to PER route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

CHC to PER Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CHC to PER flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Christchurch. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PER, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into CHC. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $28 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $621. Return trip prices are from the PER to CHC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CHC to PER can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 37 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking CHC to PER

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from CHC to PER — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Melbourne (CHC > MEL > PER)

  • Price for both tickets: $519
  • Average savings: $100 (16.09%)

See CHC to SYD flights

Hack #2: Sydney (CHC > SYD > PER)

  • Price for both tickets: $540
  • Average savings: $79 (12.69%)

See CHC to MEL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CHC to PER? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air New Zealand, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Jetstar, LATAM, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, THAI, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Perth International Airport to Christchurch International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3130 miles or 5037 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CHC to PER?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CHC to PER flight is about 6 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Christchurch and Perth?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from CHC to PER.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CHC
Origination airport name Christchurch International Airport
City Christchurch
Country New Zealand
Latitude -43.5
Longitude 172.5

Return Airport

Destination code PER
Destination airport name Perth International Airport
City Perth
Country Australia
Latitude -31.9
Longitude 116


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